6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Bhubaneswar

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 29th (Tue), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

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Bhubaneswar to Munnar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam online itinerary planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Jew Town, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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